A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day
-Stock futures are higher this morning, mostly due to a rebound in oil prices.
-Japan's Q2 GDP came in at 0%.
-Crude prices are slightly higher but back up to the $44/barrel level thanks to a recent streak of gains.
-Gasoline prices are still holding at $2.12/gallon, national average.
-Hillary Clinton now leads Donald Trump by three points in the LA Times/USC poll.
-Donald Trump will deliver a foreign policy and immigration address in Ohio today.
-The Wall Street Journal editorial board says the GOP should replace Trump if he doesn't get his act together by Labor Day.
-Apple CEO Tim Cook may be a big backer of Hillary Clinton, but it sure sounds like he likes Donald Trump's tax policies. Cook says Apple will keep its massive cash pile overseas until the US has a fair corporate tax rate.
-Some of the FBI files on Hillary Clinton's private email server may be handed over to Congress as soon as this week.
-Another person was shot as protests turned violent for a second straight night in Milwaukee after a black police officer shot and killed a black suspect in that city. Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency.
-Rising floodwaters are still leaving thousands homeless in Louisiana.
-MAA is buying Post Properties for $4 billion, bringing together two companies that have cashed in on the rental property boom.
-Boeing's KC-46 air tanker has finally been cleared for production.
-The Obama administration bypassed the bidding process and awarded a $1 billion contract to Corrections Corporation of America to build a detention facility for thousands of Central American illegal immigrants streaming to the US border in 2014.
-Marine recruiters are now focusing on high school girls sports teams.
-This comes as a female Marine has failed to pass the Marine infantry officer training program for the second time and there are now no women enrolled.
-Israel's drone-to-drone anti-drone defense system has been unveiled and demonstrated to several allied nations for purchase.